Values and Vision: ‘Aspiring to excellence’

The Cedars Academy is an 11 to 18 academy in Birstall that is committed to exacting high standards, raising attainment and demanding creative excellence from its staff and pupils. At the Cedars Academy we are driven to ensure pupil success is at the core of all our work. We provide a vibrant and engaging curriculum which promotes the love of learning, and prepares young people for the next steps in their lives.

We believe that through careful planning and delivering the very best teaching at every stage of their educational journey that pupils at The Cedars Academy will make outstanding progress. We will rigorously check all pupils are making progress in their learning and intervene decisively to remove any barriers to pupil achievement.

We know that by working hard and aspiring to excellence in all we do, pupils at The Cedars Academy will achieve the best possible outcomes and success. We are ambitious and aspirational for our staff and pupils; we believe passionately that every pupil will succeed and are committed to equality of opportunity.

Jason Smith
Head of Academy

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    Tutor Groups and Rooms 2016-17

    25th August 2016

    Tutor Groups and Rooms for the new academic year 2016-17

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    GCSE Results 2016

    25th August 2016

    At the Cedars Academy we are celebrating our GCSE results, they have increased again on the previous year, and all pupils should feel proud of their results. The provisional indicators are that: • 56% of pupils attained 5 GCSEs at A* to C including English and Maths • 81% of pupils attained an A* to… Read more »

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    Congratulations to Cedars Post 16 students

    18th August 2016

    Another year of improved A level results has been celebrated at the The Cedars Academy. Provisional indications are that with 95% of students passing A2 examinations, an impressive 51% of grades achieved were A* – B, and 79% grades A* – C. Stephanie Hallam was the highest performing pupil achieving A* in Biology; A in… Read more »

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    FAQ – Year 6 Parents’ Evening

    15th July 2016

    How will the pupils top up their cards for lunch and break? If the pupils are going to buy food at school during the day they will need to bring the money with them. During tutor time on Thursday the pupils will be taken by their tutor to ‘top up’ their cards at the various… Read more »

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    End of Term Letter July 2016

    12th July 2016

    July 2016 Dear Parent/Carers I am writing to you at the end of our first academic year at The Cedars Academy to provide you with some key dates and wish you all an enjoyable summer. It has been a very successful first year, both pupils and staff have worked hard to produce some outstanding work… Read more »

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    Academy Internet downtime

    12th July 2016

    Due to problems beyond our control we have been unable to access e-mails since Friday 8 July. We apologise for any inconvenience and hope that this matter will soon be resolved.

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